Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resort Collection is rolling out their newest experiences in time for the holiday season. From the traditional Mansion Lighting to gifts from Santa on Christmas Day, these new offerings are sure to spark holiday cheer.
Holidays at The Estate:
- MANSION LIGHTING FESTIVAL | DECEMBER 3, 2021: An Estate Holiday tradition, the mansion lighting festival will take place from 6:30-10:00 PM, open for guests and visitors alike to indulge in the holiday spirit. Nurture your holiday cheer with this year’s immersive, artist-created festive illumination of the side of the Mansion, the lighting of the Estate’s Heritage Oak, holiday crafting for the kids, and carols led by Austin-based musicians. Enjoy a selection of holiday cocktails, Estate s’mores around the fire, festive holiday snacks, and our signature hot chocolate bar.
- VINTAGE MOVIE SERIES | DECEMBER 6-8, 2021: For three nights only, the Estate is offering showings of classic, vintage Christmas movies, which will be played in the Chapel with all the movie theater snacks and drinks you could desire. From the Polar Express and Little Women to the movie Elf, guests will enjoy house-made hot chocolate, holiday cocktails, the special movie dinner menu, and complimentary scrumptious snacks including popcorn & candy.
- CHRISTMAS EVE | DECEMBER 24, 2021: The Estate’s Christmas Eve Feast & Fete features a decadent dining experience and after-dinner fun. Reservations can be made for the coursed Christmas Eve Prix Fixe dinner, starting at $110/adult, featuring traditional staples along with divine takes on the classics. After this decadent dinner, guests can follow it with live music in the Chapel by Austin-based musicians playing their take on classic Christmas carols. The festivities will run from 5:00-10:00 PM. Kids are welcome to the Inn Lobby for evening milk + cookies and to write letters to Santa that can be dropped directly into a dedicated mailbox. Stockings are also available for kids to hang on their door for Santa to deliver presents to their room on Christmas Day!
- CHRISTMAS DAY | DECEMBER 25, 2021: The Mansion will offer a special Yuletide Feast menu by Chef Bradley and Chef Susana all day paired with incredible holiday wine curated by Estate Wine Director Mary Catherine Edmondson. Don’t miss Santa’s arrival at the Estate to hand out presents in his vintage car! Kids (and adults!) can take a photo with Santa, then open gifts in the Inn with Susana’s pastries and Tiny House Coffee.